Robert C. ‘Bob’ Powell

Sept. 23, 1933 - Dec. 1, 2006

Robert C. "Bob" Powell, 73, of Carriere, Miss., died Friday, Dec. 1, 2006, in Picayune, Miss.

Born on Sept. 23, 1933, in Waukesha, he was the son of C.J. "Bill" and Elizabeth (nee Luther) Powell.

Bob was a graduate of Waukesha High School and attended the University of Notre Dame. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Bob was retired from the Reagan Equipment Co. in 1996.

Surviving him are his wife of 50 years, Mary Donohue Powell; his children, Michael (Jennifer) and their four children of Austin, Texas, Sue Ellen Powell and her three children of Carriere, Miss., Patrick (Karen) Powell and their three children, and Christopher Powell of Carriere, Miss.; his sister, Georgia Higgins of Columbia, S.C.; and his mother-in-law, Helen Donohue of Baraboo.

A memorial service will be held at a later date in Waukesha.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to: Hospice Care of Louisiana/Mississippi, 770 Gause Blvd., Slidell, LA 70458.

McDonald Funeral Home, Picayune, Miss., is serving the family. An online obituary and register book can be found at